Applies to: Reolink battery-powered cameras and wifi cameras.
To connect the camera to phone's hotspot, please enable a hotspot on your phone first.
If you are not sure how to enable a hotspot, you may consult your phone's support.
And for iPhone, you may refer to this guideline: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204023
After enable the hotspot, you are ready to connect the cameras to hotspot. Here are several cases:
1. Your camera is already online and you need to reconnect it to hotspot.
In this case, you may login to your camera, then go the wifi setting page of your camera, and change your camera's wifi setting to the hotspot's SSID and Password.
Please refer to the guideline below to change your camera's wifi setting:
2. Connect wifi cameras (RLC-410W, RLC-511W and C series camera) to hotspot during initial setup process.
In this case, please connect the camera to your router first. Then you can connect to the camera and go to the camera's wifi setting page and save your hotspot SSID/Password on the camera.
3. Connect battery-powered cameras (and Lumus, E series cameras) camera to hotspot during initial setup process.
In this case, please follow the guideline below to setup the camera:
And in the step where you need to input the Wi-Fi Info, please manually input your hotspot SSID/Password to generate the QR code for the camera to scan, then the camera will connect to that hotspot.